What other names is Cascarilla known by?

Bahama Cascarilla, Carcanapire, Cascarille, Chacarilla, Clutia eluteria, Corteza Eluteriana, Croton eluteria, Quina Aromática, Sweet Bark, Sweet Wood Bark.

What is Cascarilla?

Cascarilla is a plant. In the past, cascarilla was added to tobacco before smoking because it has a pleasant odor when burned. Cascarilla also made the smoker feel light-headed and a bit intoxicated. The bark is used as medicine.

People take cascarilla for digestion problems, diarrhea, and vomiting.

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